Splenic rupture in a patient with acute myeloid leukemia undergoing peripheral blood stem cell transplantation.
AffiliationCRC Department of Experimental Haematology, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, UK. email@example.com
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AbstractSplenic rupture is a rare but well-recognized complication of hematological malignancies. Here, we present the case of a 22-year-old woman with the diagnosis of acute myeloid leukemia who was undergoing peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. On day + 10 she developed a hypovolemic shock due to rupture of her spleen and went to emergency laparotomy. This is the first report of splenic rupture during peripheral blood stem cell transplantation.
CitationSplenic rupture in a patient with acute myeloid leukemia undergoing peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. 1999, 78 (2):91-2 Ann. Hematol.
JournalAnnals of Hematology
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